At about 10:42 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, a man was killed and a woman was injured in a crash at a bus stop in the North Hills community of Los Angeles, reported the Los Angeles Times. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Parthenia Street, the impact sending one of them into the bus stop where a man and a woman were standing. Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene. The woman sustained major trauma and was transported to an area hospital, as was the driver of the car that struck them. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Throughout Los Angeles County, 542 people were killed and 72,056 were injured in traffic accidents that occurred in 2011, according to the most current California Office of Traffic Safety crash statistics. That year, traffic collisions claimed the lives of 171 pedestrians and caused injury to another 4,850 in the county. Los Angeles County ranked the 3rd worst in the state for pedestrian accidents in 2011.
In California, when a traffic collision results in injury or death, the victims or their families may file personal injury or wrongful death claims against the at-fault party in order to obtain compensation for the expenses related to their recoveries or losses. For more information, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the man who was killed in this accident. We would also like to wish a full recovery to the woman who was seriously injured.
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